There are 5 ways to get from Richmond to Cambridge by train, subway, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 44m

  1. Take the train from Richmond (London) to Vauxhall
  2. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge

£27 - £49

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Bus  •  4h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Heathrow Airport London T4 to Cambridge Parkside National Express / ...

£8 - £10

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Subway, train  •  2h 23m

  1. Take the subway from Richmond station to Blackfriars station District
  2. Take the train from London Blackfriars to Cambridge

£31 - £41

Train via Tottenham Hale  •  2h 24m

  1. Take the train from Richmond NLL to Highbury & Islington
  2. Take the train from Tottenham Hale to Cambridge

£26 - £40

Drive  •  1h 19m

  1. Drive from Richmond to Cambridge 63.7 miles

£10 - £16

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The cheapest way to get from Richmond to Cambridge is to bus which costs £7 - £10 and takes 4h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Richmond to Cambridge is to drive which costs £10 - £16 and takes 1h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Richmond to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Richmond, The Quadrant Richmond and arriving at Cambridge Parkside via Heathrow Airport London T4. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 48m.

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No, there is no direct train from Richmond to Cambridge. However, there are services departing from Richmond (London) and arriving at Cambridge via Vauxhall station and London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 44m.

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The distance between Richmond and Cambridge is 54 miles. The road distance is 63.7 miles.

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The best way to get from Richmond to Cambridge without a car is to train which takes 1h 44m and costs £26 - £50.

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It takes approximately 1h 44m to get from Richmond to Cambridge, including transfers.

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Richmond to Cambridge bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Heathrow Airport London T4 station.

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Richmond to Cambridge train services, operated by South Western Railway, depart from Richmond (London) station.

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The best way to get from Richmond to Cambridge is to train which takes 1h 44m and costs £26 - £50. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £7 - £10 and takes 4h 48m.

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Map of how to get from Richmond to Cambridge.
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  • Distance: 54.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 44m

What companies run services between Richmond, Greater London, England and Cambridge, England?

You can take a train from Richmond to Cambridge via Vauxhall, Vauxhall station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, and London Kings Cross in around 1h 44m. Alternatively, National Express operates a bus from Richmond to Cambridge hourly. Tickets cost £6 - £8 and the journey takes 3h 20m.

Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Richmond (London) to Vauxhall
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
£3 - £8
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Anytime Day
£3 - £5
Anytime Day 1st Class
£6 - £8
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£19 - £27
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£25 - £30
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£25 - £30
Train from London Blackfriars to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£26 - £35
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£26 - £35
Grand Central
Phone
+44 345 603 4852
Email
customer.services@grandcentralrail.com
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Train from London Kings Cross to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£20 - £35
Website
grandcentralrail.com
Advanced Single
£10 - £14
Anytime Single
£8 - £12
Anytime Day Single
£20 - £35
London Underground (Tube)
London Overground
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from Richmond NLL to Highbury & Islington
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
London Overground
Train from Tottenham Hale to Cambridge
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Website
London Overground
Greater Anglia
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Heathrow Airport London T4 to Cambridge Parkside
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£6 - £8
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National Express

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Richmond to Cambridge bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Cambridge Parkside station.

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Richmond to Cambridge train services, operated by Great Northern, arrive at Cambridge station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Richmond to Cambridge is 64 miles. It takes approximately 1h 19m to drive from Richmond to Cambridge.

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